Radiology for Equine Practitioners
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About the Event
This presentation will discuss how to generate and interpret radiographs commonly made in ambulatory practice with an emphasis on common pitfalls associated with digital radiography. Common technical errors associated with field radiography will reviewed with recommendations for improving radiographic quality. Image interpretation in common clinical scenarios will be reviewed with some time spent on basic interpretation of cervical spine radiographs. Presented by: Dr. Sarah Puchalski
Sarah Puchalski graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999, going on to an internship in Equine Field Service and Sports Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center (1999-2001) and then a residency in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of California, Davis (2001-2005). She attained board certification in 2004. Dr. Puchalski was a member of the faculty of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences at UC Davis from 2005 until 2013 earning tenure in 2012. She left the University to build an equine diagnostic imaging consulting business in 2013. Dr. Puchalski provides image interpretation services to clinics in North America, Europe, the U.K, Australia and Africa. She is currently based at Circle Oak Equine Sports Medicine in Petaluma, California and Palm Beach Equine Clinic in Wellington, Florida for the Winter Equestrian Festival. She is an avid show jumper.
** Please Note that this event is for MCVMA members only **